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Queens College Undergraduate Science Research Day 2012

October 16, 2012, in the Student Union Ballroom

This event has passed -- Check back for photos and presentations from faculty and students!

Queens College 75th Anniversary LogoThe Division of Math and Natural Sciences, Queens College, CUNY, is organizing the Queens College Undergraduate Science Research Day.  This is a great opportunity for students to share their research with the rest of the QC community -- and with visiting high school students.  This year, the event is part of the official calendar celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Queens College.  So, you can be part of this historic moment for the College. 

Queens College undergraduates from any department who are doing science research are invited to present at this event.   Also, high school students or other undergraduates who have been doing research with a Queens College faculty member or laboratory are also welcome to participate.

The event was held on October 16 in the ballroom (4th floor) of the Student Union Building on the Queens College campus, and it consisted of a poster session (9:30am-1:30pm) with students presenting their current research.  The event also featured videos of student research.  In the afternoon, students gave oral presentations (1:30pm-3:00pm).  The event was free and open to the public. 

You can click here to see photographs from the event!
You can click here to see students' presentations from the event!

Science Day Proceedings

You can download a copy of the proceedings for the event here! (Click picture below.)

Proceedings for Queens College Science Research Day 2012

Science Day Flyer

You can download a copy of the official flyer for the event here! (Click picture below.)

Flyer for Queens College Science Research Day 2012


How to Apply (Three easy steps)

Submit an Abstract by October 5

Submit a Video by October 9 (optional)

Present your Poster on October 16

Submit an Abstract by October 5

Submit an abstract on the EasyChair website by October 5. 

Faculty Approval
Show your abstract to your faculty mentor before you submit it.

Oral Presentation Option
If you want to give a oral presentation instead of displaying a poster, then there is a way to indicate this on the website.  Time is limited; so, not everyone who asks to give a talk will be able to.  We'll let you know.

Photo/Video Release
You can also upload a signed photo/video release to this website so you don't need to carry one with you on October 16.

Useful Files

Step-by-Step Directions

Important Website Link
Link to EasyChair website

Submit a Video by October 9 (optional)

This step is optional, but strongly encouraged (and fun).  Create a video of 30 to 60 seconds in length about your research and upload to YouTube by October 9.

The students who submit the first 60 videos (of good quality) will receive a prize.

Useful Videos
Video Challenge Announcement (video)
How to Make a Good Video (video)
Sample Research Video #1 (video)
Sample Research Video #2 (video)

Note: You must go to the Video Challenge Announcement video above, and then "reply" to the video with a "video response," which is the video you want to submit.

Step-by-Step Directions


Important Website Link
Division of Math and Natural Science YouTube Channel

Present your Poster on October 16

Create a poster about your research to bring to the event on October 16. 

Photo/Video Release
If you didn't already submit a photo/video release form, then you should bring one with you on this day.  This form is needed because a campus photographer might take pictures during the event. If you don't want to be photographed, then you just need to watch out for the photographers that day and tell them not to take your picture (they normally ask first if it is OK).

Details about the Event
Your videos will be on display during the event, and you will be available to answer questions near your poster. More details about where/when you are supposed to show up on October 16 will be posted on this website (and sent out by email) closer to the event.

Useful Website Link
Link to a webpage at North Carolina State University with advice about how to make a good scientific poster


For more information, please contact Matt Huenerfauth.

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